Can Barnes & Noble's Black Friday 'secret weapon' reverse the chain's slumping sales?

Barnes & Noble will be offering 500,000 copies of signed works by major authors to kick off the holiday shopping season. But will it be enough? Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Digital Sales Quadruple, Retail Sales Decline

Bookseller and newsstand provider Barnes and Noble had a strong first quarter with its digital content, sales in that channel quadrupled. Though digital sales have had some tenacious growth, sales at retail decreased by more than $25.7 million or 3 percent. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Barnes & Noble Reverses Course on Redesigned Book Covers

The bookseller planned to promote classic novels with covers featuring people of color for Black History Month. Critics accused it of “literary blackface.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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What Happened to Barnes and Noble and What’s in Store for the Chain

A quick update on the tumultuous recent history of Barnes and Noble, and where the bookstore chain might be headed under new ownership. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Barnes & Noble says lawsuits 'lack merit' as shareholders file against sale

Shareholders have filed two lawsuits against Barnes & Noble in a legal row over the sale as the book retailer insists the complaints "lack merit".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Elliott to buy Barnes & Noble; Daunt will run both chains

In a seismic shift for the book trade, Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Barnes & Noble in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $683m (£537m), including the assumption of debt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones owner buys US chain Barnes & Noble

James Daunt will be chief of both chains after deal hailed as boost for real-world bookshopsThe hedge fund owner of the UK’s largest book chain, Waterstones, has bought Barnes & Noble, the biggest chain in the US, in a $683m (£537m) deal heralded as a boost in their battle to preserve... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Barnes & Noble considers sale

Beleaguered US bookselling chain Barnes & Noble has said it has received "expressions of interest from multiple parties in making an offer to acquire the company". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barnes & Noble plunges as bookseller's sales slide deepens

Barnes & Noble Inc. began its new fiscal year with disappointing results as the turnaround promised by its recently ousted chief proves elusive. Same-store sales at the book and gift seller slipped... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Black Friday damages high-street sales, report shows

Black Friday damages high street sales for weeks before the event, a report from KPMG has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barnes & Noble Looks for a Sales Rebound

With the election over, the chain expects sales to pick up as the holiday gift-giving season approaches. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales Down, Losses Up at Barnes & Noble

Total revenue at Barnes & Noble fell 1.5% in the first quarter ended August 1, 2015, to $1.2 billion, compared to last year’s first period and the net loss increased to $34.9 million from $28.4 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble holiday sales edge up

Barnes & Noble Inc. said Thursday that a key sales measure rose 1.7% during the holiday season as sales of physical books continued to stabilize. The news sent shares rising 4.6% in premarket... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Black Friday boosts US book sales

Book sales in the US jumped 23% week on week in the seven days ending 30th November as 15.8 million print books registered through Nielsen BookScan. It follows two consecutive weeks of volume growth above 5%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Black Friday Drives Sales of Kindles, Fire Tablets

Amazon kicked off this year’s cyber Monday by claiming that Black Friday sales of its Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets were up significantly over last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales Erode at Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Inc.'s latest quarterly earnings show an erosion in sales for both print books and ebooks, casting a cloud over its long-term prospects. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Barnes & Noble Nook sales plunge

US bookstore chain Barnes & Noble sees its fourth-quarter net loss more than double to $118.6m (£77m) as sales of its Nook ebooks and devices drop. Continue reading at BBC News

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Barnes & Noble drops Nook prices, eyes Mother's Day sales boost

Barnes & Noble knows it's not winning the tablet race by any margin, but the book retailer is hoping for a big boost for Mother's Day.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Poor Nook Sales Sink Barnes & Noble's Revenues

The ebook is still central to B&N's strategy, but it's not selling. Barnes & Noble revealed disappointing third quarter finances this morning, including a serious decline in revenues from its Nook digital e-readers. Overall revenues were $2.2 billion, down 8.8% year on year, and its... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Barnes & Noble says holiday sales disappointing, Nook has new investor

Bookstore chain Barnes & Noble said Friday its holiday sales look disappointing and that publisher Pearson Plc took a 5% stake in its Nook e-reader business. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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